George Strait has a long history of playing the Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo. The King of Country Music has been rocking that rodeo stage for over three decades. In fact, he has played the big rodeo thirty times. Next year, he will make his 31st appearance. They’re pulling out all the stops to celebrate the 90th anniversary of the event.
They picked a great day to announce the upcoming event. George Strait turned 69 today. So, it seems fitting that they announce such a special performance on King George’s birthday. It’s almost like his fans are getting a huge gift for his birthday. The show is almost a year away. However, fans are already getting excited to see Strait do his thing live once again.
The Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo announced George Strait’s upcoming performance on their Twitter account earlier today. He will take the stage to close out the 2022 rodeo. It looks like they’re almost as excited about the show as the rest of us.
Live events have been few and far between for the past year. The world is just starting to warm up to the idea of getting together to see live music again. So, this announcement, no matter how far in advance it is, is incredibly exciting. Knowing that a superstar like George Strait is already planning a huge and momentous show like this takes a little bit of the sting out of the last few months.
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Mark your calendars, George Strait fans. Tickets for this event go on sale on June 24th. They will be limited to only four tickets per person. So, hopefully, they won’t sell out too fast. Ticket prices, as well as the rest of the lineup for the evening, will be announced at a later date according to the Rodeo Houston website.
What we do know is that George Strait will close the Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo on March 20 of next year. We also know that there is no rodeo performance scheduled on the day of the George Strait concert. However, there will be plenty of other things for fans to enjoy. For instance, shopping and dining areas will be open as well as the carnival. Horse and livestock show competitions will also be going on during the day of March 20th.
Rodeo president and CEO Chris Boleman said that a performance by George Strait is the perfect way to cap off the 90th anniversary of the Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo. He went on to say “After a couple of particularly challenging years, our thousands of dedicated volunteers simply can’t wait to welcome everyone back to the Rodeo Grounds for a Texas-sized celebration of Western heritage that will be well worth the wait.”